Scientific Linux Security Update : firefox on SL6.x, SL7.x i386/x86_64

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Synopsis :

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

This update upgrades Firefox to version 52.3.0 ESR.

Security Fix(es) :

- Multiple flaws were found in the processing of malformed
web content. A web page containing malicious content
could cause Firefox to crash or, potentially, execute
arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running
Firefox. (CVE-2017-7779, CVE-2017-7798, CVE-2017-7800,
CVE-2017-7801, CVE-2017-7753, CVE-2017-7784,
CVE-2017-7785, CVE-2017-7786, CVE-2017-7787,
CVE-2017-7792, CVE-2017-7802, CVE-2017-7807,
CVE-2017-7809, CVE-2017-7791, CVE-2017-7803)

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?c03b3b6b

Solution :

Update the affected firefox and / or firefox-debuginfo packages.

Risk factor :

High

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